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Marine SSB Radio For "Idi-Yachts"

    Contents

The Purpose of this Guide

CHAPTER 1 - INTRODUCTION

 

CHAPTER 2 - HAILING & WORKING FREQUENCIES

CHAPTER 3 - USING SSB FOR EMERGENCIES

Voice Emergency Calls--New Simplex Frequencies With USCG Watch Schedules
GMDSS System
Digital Selective Calling (DSC)
 

CHAPTER 4 - MARINE SSB & HAM NETS

What is a Net?
Types of SSB & HAM Radio Nets
Bahamas Air Sea Rescue Association--SSB.
Cruiseheimers' Net--SSB
Waterway Radio & Cruising Club (WRCC) - HAM
Southbound II Weather Net--SSB
Maritime Mobile Service Net (MMSN) - HAM
Intercontinental Amateur Traffic Net (IATN) - HAM
NorthWest Caribbean Net
The Caribbean Safety & Security Net
The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) - HAM
Chubasco Net
Amigo Net
Sonrisa Net
Pacific Maritime Mobile Net
Panama Pacific Net
Pacific SeaFarers Net
Manana Net
Cruisers' Nets--VHF
CHAPTER 5 - WEATHER FORECASTS & ROUTING
East & West Coasts and Caribbean Weather Center
CHAPTER 6 - WEATHER FAX & NAVTEX
Equipment Options
East & West Coast USCG Wx Fax Broadcast Schedules
East & West Coast USCG NAVTEX Broadcast Schedules
 

CHAPTER 7 - WIRELESS RADIO E-MAIL

Wireless Radio E-Mail Basics
Wireless Radio E-Mail Providers
Radio E-Mail Weather Downloads
GRIB Weather Forecasts
 

CHAPTER 8 - MARINE SSB PHONE CALLS

Frequencies for station WLO - Mobile, Alabama - Atlantic Basin

Frequencies for station KLB - Seattle Washington - Pacific Basin
 
CHAPTER 9 - LICENSING
Ship Station License
Restricted Radio Operator Permit
How To Apply For Your Licenses
Maritime Mobile Service Identity Number--How To Obtain
CHAPTER 10 - INSTALLATION & TROUBLESHOOTING
 

APPENDIX A  The Phonetic Alphabet

APPENDIX B  Resources
APPENDIX C  References
APPENDIX D  Propagation Tables
APPENDIX E  Glossary
REMOVABLE QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE
INDEX
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